The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Quote of The Day
‘If they want to go on strike, they are free to do so. I am not going to give in’
Subhas Chakraborty, transport minister, on the agitation by contract carriagemen

Bus strike threat to schools
Children may find it tough to reach school and their parents their offices from Tuesday, as the largest lobby of chartered buses, the West Bengal Contract Carriage Owners and Operators’ Association, has threatened to go on an indefinite strike....  | Read.. 
Rule shift for legal tag on water, sewer lines
Resorting to desperate measures to mobilise additional resources, the civic authorities have decided to regularise water and ...  | Read.. 
State U-turn on medical courses
A circular from the state health department, asking Calcutta University (CU) to continue the medical courses in the seven sta...  | Read.. 
Salt Lake pool power supply cut
Power supply to the Bidhannagar Swimming Association (BSA), in Salt Lake, has been disconnected for its failure to pay the bi...  | Read.. 
Scalpel carves bodyline boom
Cheaper rates draw cosmetic surgery-seekers by the droves

Tracey Whitaker, 57, lives in New Jersey. She has visited Calcutta twice — the first time last year for a liposuction and tum ...  | Read.. 
Songs of the road, woven with love. Aparna Sen recites pieces of modern poetry, to be interspersed with Rabindrasangeet sung by Jayshree Dasgupta (ri ...  | Read
Hello, it's Monday, March 24, 2003
Roads to avoid
TB rally
Changing face of the city
Calcutta is a fairly ancient city. Although only a...  | Read.. 
 It's Your Birthday So...
You are responsible and caring. The time is ripe for new ventures. Cash flow will be steady f ...Read.. 
Hard Talk
  Market menace to hygiene
  School stumbles on upgrade route
Job-on-time whip for library staff
Ramanuj Bhattacharjee, newly-appointed officer on special duty (OSD) at the...  | Read.. 

Sabarmati to Hooghly, up above the world so high
It was meant to be the first-ever hot-air balloon expedition to cross t...  | Read.. 

Rickshaw pullout ahead of road ban
The city’s rickshaw-pullers seem to have got the message even before the s...  | Read.. 

Shot in arm for waterbody
Santoshpur’s lake, in poor shape for want of maintenance, is set to be rest...  | Read.. 

Checklist to detect autism in kids
Preeti (name changed on request) knew there was something wrong with ...  | Read.. 

Ray-cure centre for brain tumour
The city will soon have its — and eastern India’s — first gamma-ray clinic,...  | Read.. 

Drug-coated stent reduces re-do risk
A new-generation, drug-coated stent, used for the first time in the city la...  | Read.. 

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